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Is the thymus an organ?

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Is the thymus an organ?

Finding the Thymus:

The thymus is located in the chest, behind the protective bony plate of the sternum. It is most active in childhood and through the completion of puberty.

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Thymus: Definition, Functions & Location

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Chapter 49 / Lesson 12
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The human immune system is responsible for protecting the body from foreign invaders as well as internal problems. In this lesson, you will learn about part of the immune system known as the thymus.


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